Excellently designed for long, fluid and unbroken slicing motions applied to any muscled protein; it's also hefty enough in the spine with a tall profile (2" from heel to spine), to handle other prep tasks as well. Grillardin line cooks/ backyard pit masters, this one's for you! Forged 52100 carbon steel featuring a hammered mild steel ferrule and ovalesque live oak handle. 245mm blade length. *Comes with a fitted poplar saya with burned Griffin logo. Handcrafted in Red Hook, Brooklyn.